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From Donald Woods <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] conversion utilities
Date Tue, 30 Mar 2010 19:13:59 GMT
For #2, we should go with the JDK provided JAXB, which is the direction
we are going for new code in Geronimo....


On 3/29/10 8:27 AM, Simone Tripodi wrote:
> Hi all guys,
> during the package move, I noticed few minor points I'd like to
> discuss with you all:
> 1) a conversion utility has been (re)implemented, so I wonder why we
> don't reuse the Apache Commons BeanUtils (already in the dependencies)
> built in ConverterUtils instead of reimplementing stuff.
> What do you think about it?
> 2) about the XML libraries: I noticed we've JAXB and XStream
> dependencies, since our scope AFAIK is just parsing XML, wouldn't more
> convenient, with the objective of reducing the number of dependencies,
> just use the Apache Commons Digester instead? The only big dependency
> it has is the Apache Commons BeanUtils (already in the
> dependencies)....
> Sorry for the silly questions and thanks in advance for your reply :)
> All the best!
> Simo

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